Record Details

NHER Number:23738
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Saxon metal find

Summary

Metal detecting in 1987 recovered an unusual and elaborately decorated Late Saxon copper alloy strap end with traces of white enamel, part of a large scatter of finds in the area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 72 33
Map Sheet:TF73SW
Parish:SHERNBORNE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

February 1987. Metal detecting on arable land.
Bronze strap end. Elaborate relief decoration with traces of decoration of white enamel; 4.3cm long, 2cm maximum width. 9th century, extremely unusual.
S. Margeson (NCM).

Sketch (S1) in file. Slide (S2) KLM.

Part of large scatter NHER 28124.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STRAP FITTING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
<S2>Slide: Various. Slide.

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